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The Centralian advocate Tue 20 May 2008



The Centralian advocate Tue 20 May 2008


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18 Centralian Advocate, Tuesday, May 20, 2008 P U B : C A D V D A T E : 2 0 -M A Y -2 0 0 8 P A G E : 1 8 C O L O R : C M Y K TV GUIDE Eurovision fever at all-time high ALL the glitz, glamour, and passion of the worlds largest and most-watched song festival are back, and it promises to be bigger than ever. The puppet, Dustin the Turkey, is Irelands entry in this years Eurovision contest. For the first time in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest, two semifinals will be held to decide which 25 countries will be represented in the final. Join SBS Eurovision Presenter Julia Zemiro over three huge nights on SBS Television, kicking off with round one of semifinals on Friday May 23 at 7.30pm, followed by round two on Saturday May 24 at 7.30pm and concluding with the final on Sunday May 25 at 7.30pm. Beginning in 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest is today viewed by more than 100 million people around the globe and, in most European countries, the contest holds the record for the longest-running program on television. Now one of the networks most popular annual events, SBS Television will receive the United Kingdoms broadcast of this cult event, complete with commentary from Terry Wogan. This year, Eurovision fever is at an all-time high, with a record breaking 43 countries taking part and a whopping seven hours of coverage over three consecutive nights. Now in its 53rd year, the 2008 contest will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, and will be hosted by Jovana Jankovic and Zeljko Joksimovic. Much more than just a song contest, Eurovision has given rise to legendary names and icons of kitsch such as ABBA, Bucks Fizz, Sandie Shaw, Brotherhood of Man, Dana Inter national, Celine Dion, Katrina and the Waves, Lulu and Australias Gina G. For more Eurovision facts visit www.eurovision.tv WHATS ON TUESDAY TONIGHT is the last of Seven Centrals Australias Got Talent audition shows. At 7.30pm the judges will need to decide if acts including a burlesque foot juggler, a human slinky or Brazilian carnivale troupe have the talent to move through to next week. Other acts include a sheep shearer, highland bagpipers, a young band, whip crackin sheilas, spoon player, cossack dancers and a magician. Grant Denyer is back as host of Australias Got Talent. WHATS ON SATURDAY AT 12.30pm on Imparja the classic movie North By Northwest will be showing. A Hitchcock classic, North by Northwest is the story of a middle-aged Madison Avenue advertising executive, Roger O. Thornhill, who is mistaken for a government agent by a gang of spies. He gets involved in a series of misadventures and is pursued across the United States by both the spies and the government while being helped by a beautiful blonde. Stars Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. WHATS ON WEDNESDAY TO acknowledge the 60th Anniversary of the establishment of Israel, SBS will screen two documentaries over two nights. The second documentary, Jerusalem Cuts, will be shown at 10.30pm. On May 14, 1948, eight hours before the British mandate over Palestine was to expire, Israels future Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, declared independence for the state of Israel. Soon after however, thousands of troops from neighbouring Arab countries invaded the newly established Jewish state. WHATS ON THURSDAY ON ABCs The State Within at 8.30pm, ambassador Mark Brydon (Jason Issacs) returns to Washington after the death of Luke Gardner and embarks on a delicate diplomatic mission. He has invited Eshan Borisvitch (Paulino Nunes) to Washington in secrecy. Despite the diplomatic and personal risks this involves, Mark is pushing for the UK and US to work with Eshan in post-regime change Tyrgyztan. But in meeting Eshan, Mark is forced to confront the ghosts that haunt him from the past. WHATS ON FRIDAY TONIGHTS episode of Seven Centrals Better Homes and Gardens comes to you from the worlds greatest flower show, Chelsea in London, at 7.30pm. Join Jamie Durie and Graham Ross as they check out amazing new plants, and garden and courtyard ideas. And see the building of Jamies allAustralian showgarden entry. Plus, guest celebrity chef Nigella Lawson cooks her delicious mustard pork chops. WHATS ON SUNDAY THE competition heats up tonight on Seven Centrals Gladiators with the first of the quarter-finals at 6.30pm. Returning for the women are South Australias Nicole Sawon and Victorias Natasha Haines. Natasha blitzed her way through her heat, scoring 10 points in a dream run on the Gauntlet. Nicole came in for an injured challenger in the heats and immediately took control of the games, taking six points against Destiny in Atlasphere and outswinging the queen of competition Olympia on Vertigo. WHATS ON MONDAY TODAY at 5pm the series premiere of Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune will be shown on Imparja. The worlds longest-running and most successful game show returns with an exciting new game and oodles of cash up for grabs. Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune is bigger and better than ever. Join hosts Tim Campbell and Kelly Landry as they spin the wheel for cash, prizes and a big jackpot each weekday before the 5.30pm news. MONDAY 26 May SCTV highlights 6.00 Childrens Programs. 11.00 Landline. (R, S) 12.00 Midday Report. (S) 12.30 Pilot Guides. (S) 1.30 The Cook And The Chef. (G, R, S) 2.00 Parliament Question Time: The House Of Representatives. (S) 3.00 Childrens Programs.4.30 Creature Features. (G, S) 5.00 RollerCoaster. (G) 5.55 BTN Daily. (S) 6.00 Landline Extra. (R, S) 6.30 Talking Heads: Julia Blake And Terry Norris. (S) 7.00 News. (S) 7.30 The 7.30 Report. (S) 8.00 Australian Story. (S) 8.30 Four Corners. (S) 9.20 Media Watch. (S) 9.35 More Than Enough Rope. (S) 10.35 Lateline. (S) 11.10 Lateline Business. (S) 11.35 Shake Hands With The Devil: The Journey Of Romeo Dallaire. (Mav, R, S) 12.35 Parliament Question Time. (R, S) 1.35 Movie: Look Whos Laughing. (1941) (B&W, G, R) 2.50 Mr Bean. (G, R) 3.25 Bowls. Australian Open. Womens singles final. (R) 4.30 Parkinson. (PG, R, S) 5.30 Head 2 Head. (G, R, S) 6.00 Today. (S) 8.30 Mornings With KerriAnne. (PG, S) 10.30 News. (S) 11.00 Fresh. (G, S) 11.30 Sea Patrol: Heart Of Glass. (M, R, S) 12.30 Canal Road. (M, R, S) 1.30 Days Of Our Lives. (PG, S) 2.30 Entertainment Tonight. (S) 3.00 New MacDonalds Farm. (P, R, S) 3.30 The Shak:. (C, S) 4.00 News. (S) 4.30 Bargain Hunt. (G, S) 5.00 Antiques Roadshow. (G, R, S) 5.30 News. (S) 6.00 A Current Affair. (S) 6.30 Two And A Half Men. (PGs, R, S) 7.00 David Attenboroughs Tiger Spy In The Jungle. Part 2 of 3. (PG, S) 8.00 Sea Patrol: Shadow Line. (M, S) 9.00 CSI: NY: Childs Play. Danny is devastated when a young boy he knows is killed in a grocery store robbery. (M, S) 10.00 Miniseries: Blue Murder. (1995) Part 3 of 4. (AV15+alsv, S) 11.10 Nightline. (S) 11.40 Home Shopping. (G) 12.10 The Dead Zone: Vortex. (M) 1.05 Stingers: Slice. (M, R) 2.05 Close. 5.00 Creflo A. Dollar. (G) 5.30 Today. (S) 6.00 Sunrise. (S) 8.30 The Morning Show. (PG, S) 10.30 Raggs: Sport. (P, S) 11.00 News. (S) 11.30 Movie: Get Over It. (2001) (Ms, R, S) 1.30 All Saints: Bed Of Roses. (M, R, S) 2.30 Infomercials. (PG) 3.30 Its Academic. (C, S) 4.00 News At 4.30. (S) 4.30 M*A*S*H: The Grim Reaper. (G, R) 5.00 Deal Or No Deal. (G, S) 5.30 News. (S) 6.00 Today Tonight. (S) 6.30 Home And Away. (PG, S) 7.00 Border Security Australias Front Line. In Melbourne, officers find a passengers small stash of narcotics. (PGd, R, S) 7.30 Surf Patrol. (G, S) 8.00 Desperate Housewives: Opening Doors. Lynette finds out who was responsible for starting the fire at Ricks restaurant. (M, S) 9.00 Boston Legal: Do Tell. (M, S) 10.00 Louis Theroux: Behind Bars. (Ml, S) 11.10 Last Comic Standing. (M) 12.10 Playing It Straight. (PG, R, S) 1.05 Last Laugh: Nadia. (PG) 1.30 Infomercials. (PG) 3.30 NBC Today. (S) 5.30 Sunrise. (S) 6.00 WorldWatch. 12.30 Living Black. (R, S) 1.00 Vote Yes For Aborigines. (G, R) 2.00 Dateline. (R, S) 3.00 Insight. (R, S) 4.00 The Journal. (S) 4.30 The Crew. (G) 5.00 To Be Advised. 5.30 Global Village. (G, S) 6.00 World News Australia. (S) 7.00 MythBusters. (US) (G, R, S) 7.57 The Movie Show. (PG, R, S) 8.05 South Park: Cancelled. (US) (Msd, R, S) 8.30 Drawn Together. (US) (MA15+sav, R, S) 9.00 World News Australia. (S) 9.30 Skins: Osama! The Musical. (UK) (MA15+nsd, S) 10.25 Funland. (UK) (MA15+alv, R, S) 11.30 Movie: Bolero. (2004) (Czech Republic) Barbora Seidlov, David Kraus, Martin Stropnick. After the discovery of the body of a missing young woman, the police investigation focuses on the dance club where she was last seen. (MA15+avn) 1.20 Insiders Guide To Happiness. (New Zealand) (Mals) 2.10 WeatherWatch Overnight. 4.50 Japanese News. MOVIES 8.00pm Candy (2006) Drama. Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish. A young couple becomes addicted to heroin. (MA15+) Movie One 8.00pm Sounds Of Sand (2006, Belgium) Drama. Isaka Sawadogo, Carole Karemera. A family in a sub-Saharan village struggles to survive. (MA15+) World Movies GENERAL 7.30pm Jamies Return To School Dinners. (M) Lifestyle Food 9.00pm Bargain Hunt. Lifestyle DOCUMENTARIES 6.30pm Jon & Kate Plus 8: Trip To The Zoo. (PG) Discovery Home & Health 8.00pm Corwins Quest: The Eagles View. Animal Planet SPORT 6.30pm Netball. Trans Tasman Trophy. Round 7. Adelaide Thunderbirds v Melbourne Vixens. Fox Sports 3 8.30pm Rugby League. NRL. Round 11. Bulldogs v Sharks. Fox Sports 2 7.00 Insiders. 8.00 Inside Business. 8.30 Asia Pacific Focus. 9.00 ABC Asia Pacific News. 9.30 Australia Wide. 10.00 Childrens Programs. 12.55 Connie The Cow. 1.05 Brum. 1.15 Poko. 1.40 The Adventures Of Bottle Top Bill And His Best Friend Corky. 1.50 Bananas In Pyjamas. 1.55 Play School. 2.20 Dougie In Disguise. 2.30 The Hoobs. 2.55 This Is Emily Yeung. 3.00 Creature Features. 3.25 King Arthurs Disasters. 3.50 The Big Knights. 4.00 Gardening Australia. 4.30 Message Stick. 5.00 Australia Wide. 5.35 Can We Help? 6.05 Collectors. 6.35 Scrapheap Challenge. 7.30 Something In The Air. 8.00 Red Dwarf. 8.30 triple j tv. 9.00 Good Game. 9.30 Death Note. 10.00 triple j tv presents. 10.30 Gorillaz: Demon Days Live. 11.40 Close.A B C 2